Jack Harvey (racing driver)

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Jack Harvey
Nationality  British
Born (1993-04-15) 15 April 1993 (age 21)
Bassingham (England)
2014 GP3 Series
Debut season 2013
Current team ART Grand Prix
Previous series
201112
200910
2009
British Formula Three
Formula BMW Europe
Formula BMW Pacific
Championship titles
2012 British Formula Three

Jack Harvey (born 15 April 1993 in Bassingham, Lincolnshire) is a British auto racing driver, and a member of McLaren's Young Driver Programme.[1]

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Harvey began his kart racing career at the age of nine, but it wasn't until 2006 when he started tasting significant success in karting. He won the MSA Super One British title by a single point, and the Kartmasters British Grand Prix, both in the ICA-J class.

In 2007, Harvey become an official factory driver for the Italian Maranello team, in the newly created KF3 category. He ended up winning four trophies by the end of the year, with the Andrea Margutti Trophy, another Kartmasters title, the Italian Open Masters championship and became European Champion in KF3.

For the 2008 season, Harvey signed with the legendary Birel Motorsport team as an KF2 driver,[2] and became Asia-Pacific Champion.

Formula BMW[edit]

Harvey began his formula racing career in the 2009 Formula BMW Europe season with Fortec Motorsport.[3][4] Harvey is a member of the Racing Steps Foundation,[5] helping young British drivers achieve success in the national and international series. He finish seventh overall in the championship, with a win at the Masters of Formula 3-supporting round at Zandvoort and two poles at Zandvoort and Monza. Following his successes, the British Racing Drivers' Club made him a member of their "Rising Star" initiative.[6][7]

In 2010 Harvey finished the year as vice–champion after an intense battle with Robin Frijns and eventual champion, entering the final round of the championship with a seven-point lead over Frijns, Harvey extended its lead by taking the pole position for both races, unfortunately he was pushed out of the track in the first race by DAMS driver Javier Tarancón.[8][9]

Formula 3[edit]

For 2011, Harvey moved into the British Formula Three Championship with Carlin.[10][11][12] Harvey finished 9th, scoring one victory and four podiums, in his first season. For 2012 he set his sights on winning the championship opting to extend his commitment with Carlin.[13]

After 7 wins amassing a total of 12 podium finishes. Jack Harvey became the 2012 British Formula Three champion. After 29 races Jack Harvey gained 319 points.[14][15] Winning the championship earned Harvey an entry for the Formula Renault 3.5 rookie test.[16]

GP3[edit]

Harvey signed with Lotus GP to race in the GP3 Series in 2013 and retained the backing from Racing Steps Foundation.[17] In the same week Harvey was named official driver coach for Sean Walkinshaw Racing in the new BRDC Formula 4 series.[18]

Indy Lights[edit]

For the 2014 season Harvey has gone to the USA and signed to race for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in the Indy Lights series. This series is to Indycar what GP2 is to F1.

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles FLaps Podiums Points Position
2009 Formula BMW Europe Fortec Motorsport 16 1 2 1 1 149 7th
Formula BMW Pacific Eurasia Motorsport 2 0 0 0 0 0† NC†
2010 Formula BMW Europe Fortec Motorsport 14 7 8 7 13 372 2nd
2011 British Formula Three Carlin 30 1 0 1 5 112 9th
2012 British Formula Three Carlin 29 7 9 5 12 319 1st

As Harvey was a guest driver, he was ineligible for points.

Complete GP3 Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 D.C. Points
2013 ART Grand Prix ESP
FEA

6
ESP
SPR

6
VAL
FEA

10
VAL
SPR

12
GBR
FEA

1
GBR
SPR

7
GER
FEA

3
GER
SPR

10
HUN
FEA

4
HUN
SPR

5
BEL
FEA

Ret
BEL
SPR

Ret
ITA
FEA

7
ITA
SPR

1
ABU
FEA

5
ABU
SPR

4
5th 114

American open-wheel racing results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Indy Lights[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Rank Points
2014 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports STP
3
LBH
4
ALA
3
ALA
5
IMS
3
IMS
2
INDY
5
POC
3
TOR
3
MDO
1
MDO
1
MIL
5
SNM1
1
SNM2
1
2nd 547

* Season in progress.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jack Harvey". mclaren.com. McLaren. Retrieved 21 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Proctor, Adam (12 February 2008). "Jack Harvey – Birel Motorsport Team". bbc.co.uk (BBC). Retrieved 16 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "Harvey Makes Step Into Cars With Formula BMW For 2009". jackharveyracing.com (Jack Harvey Racing). 25 January 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2009. 
  4. ^ Wilkinson, Andy (5 February 2009). "Harvey signs for Fortec". motorstv.com (Motors TV). Retrieved 20 September 2009. 
  5. ^ "Kart star Harvey joins RSF for 2009". racingsteps.co.uk (Racing Steps Foundation). 23 January 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2009. 
  6. ^ "Harvey receives Rising Star award". bbc.co.uk (BBC). 23 July 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2009. 
  7. ^ "Rising Star Harvey Heads To Hungary". jackharveyracing.com (Jack Harvey Racing). 21 July 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2009. 
  8. ^ Anderson, Ben (16 September 2010). "Harvey set for British F3 in 2011". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  9. ^ Osborn, Rick (1 October 2010). "Interview: British F3 Champion Jack Harvey talks with SkiddMark". skiddmark.com. Fitch Media Limited. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  10. ^ "Harvey joins Carlin for 2011". calin.co.uk. Carlin Motorsport. 25 September 2010. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  11. ^ "Jack Harvey confirms 2011 British Formula Three drive". BBC Sport. BBC. 26 September 2010. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  12. ^ Turner, Kevin (25 September 2012). "Harvey makes F3 move with Carlin". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  13. ^ Tremayne, Sam (9 January 2012). "Harvey targets British F3 title in second season with Carlin". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  14. ^ Corrêa, João (1 October 2012). "Jack Harvey crowned 2012 British F3 Champion in Donington". motorsport.com. Motorsport.com, Inc. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  15. ^ Simmons, Marcus (30 September 2012). "Donington British F3: Jack Harvey claims title with victory". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  16. ^ Freeman, Glenn (19 November 2012). "Line-up set for Formula Renault 3.5 rookie test at Aragon". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  17. ^ Beer, Matt (11 December 2012). "British F3 champion Jack Harvey switches to GP3 with Lotus in 2013". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  18. ^ Corrêa, João (14 December 2012). "2012 champion Harvey named driver coach for SWR in new BRDC F4 series". motorsport.com. Motorsport.com, Inc. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Felipe Nasr
British Formula Three
Champion

2012
Succeeded by
Jordan King